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high speed is california. we have two california members we are going to hear from and we will go into details about california's progress but having visited out there, it does only service about 100 mile stretch and mostly in a rural area without transportation interconnections that we need in mobile systems, we are serving major population centers but we will talk about plans and concerned about some of the direction of what is going on in california, plans to connect los angeles, san francisco bay area which are also traveling the reports we have on that. our intention today is really to try to work in a positive fashion to make sure high speed rail occurs in the united states. i tell people in florida, in my district and around the country that our number one goal should be, as you may know, amtrak bones, the government people own, have an interest in 600 miles of track between washington d.c. our nation's capital, philadelphia, new york city, boston, the most congested corridor in the united states of america, that is the only 600 miles that we really own. we another small st
construction in california and the obama administration's high-speed rail program. transportation secretary ray la hood testifies about the $10 billion already spent with the goal of providing 80% of americans with access to high-speed rail within 25 years. this is just over three hours. >> good morning. like to call this hearing to order. today is another one of our hearings and focused on passenger rail in the united states, and this is an oversight hearing, which we conduct at the full committee level. pleased to welcome everyone to this hearing, and this opportunity to review the progress of high-speed rail in particular today, and the title of the hearing is, an update on the high-speed rail and inner city passenger rail program, mistakes made and lessons learned is the title. the order of business is we're going to hear members' opening statements from the committee. then our first panel will actually be two members who we'll welcome and hear their commentary, both of them from kaz, -- from california, leaders in the congress, we're pleased to welcome. and then we'll have the secretary in
happened at the oakland coliseum. a man fell is in critical condition this morning. the california supreme court could pile up position on prop 8 this morning. also an earthquake hits japan this morning we will have more coming out. >> the live look outside in san jose, still looking pretty but dark out there. in dealing with cloudy conditions as well as past patchy dense fog and the north bay. we're expecting plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, a bit warmer than yesterday. mostly clear and cool conditions into the evening. the full forecast is coming up in just a bit but for now over to erika >> the content as back up to the bay bridge plaza continues. to my knowledge the meeting lights are not active and we do not have any problems around the bay area. the east a phrase look good and no problems in the south bay no accidents along the peninsula and: easy drive time. 23 minutes out of the bottle into the city. >> overnight we had a strong earthquake in the northeastern part of japan. it was a 7.3 earthquake and the same area where we had a 9.0 earthquake years ago that killed 2000 people
to consider reviewing the legal issues regarding same-sex marriage. that includes the challenge to california's controversial proposition 8. if the court refuses to do that-review the proposition 8 case same- sex marriage would be legal in california and same-sex couples could marry as soon as next week. the court also put the case on hold to review other cases put off a final decision on and on the law. the decision could come today or monday. >> and man is in serious condition this morning after falling from the upper deck of the oakland coliseum, during the first 30 minutes of last night's raiders game. the male victim fell about 30 ft. from the coliseum's upper deck of to the concrete below. >> oakley said they believe the fall was an accident. >> police in foster city are advising residents to secure their vehicles after nine separate all burglaries were reported this week. officers responded to as many as eight break-ins that occurred sometime between monday night and tuesday morning. the right car break-in was reported wednesday. most of these break into happen along shale boulevard an
:00 eastern. coming up, greg will talk about the california teachers union that put together a grotesque cartoon that depicts the rich urinating on the poor. these are the teachers instructing the children of california. next. ♪ ♪ >> greg: the california federation of teachers have a video taxing the hell out of the rich. the animation is aimed at kids. narrated by ed asner. i believe he played rhoda. smear the 1% as evil. roll tape, roll tapers. >> over time, rich people decided they weren't rich enough so they came up with ways to get richer. the first is tax cuts. they said why should i care about other non-rich people. i can hire teachers, safety, waste disposal people to work for me for less money than taxes cost. i can do the rest of my taxes for me. >> greg: adorable. here is where it gets delightful. >> schools, public safety, the roads, parks. libraries. public transportation. all in decline. rich people didn't care. they said get what they deserve. ordinary people wonder why rich people needed so much money. the 1% said don't worry. this is good for you, too! because it wil
that cliff as of today. what now, you wonder? kevin mccarthy out of california, he's coming up 60 minutes from now. martha: back to this tragic story we talked about yesterday. there are new details in the murder-suicide case involving kansas city chief jovan belcher. the reports are that he spent an alcohol-fueled evening with another woman before he went home and got into that fatal argument with his girlfriend. a woman named whitney glass claims she had dinner with belcher and he spent the night in his car before headed home at approximately:00 in the morning. police say he got into a huge argument with his girlfriend and shot her 9 times. then he drove to arrowhead stadium, spoke to his coaches and took his own life. bill: belcher's family and teammates saying they are shocked and did not see such a brutal turn of event coming the way they did. >> maybe you can keep this separate and move on with maybe it guy you knew before saturday. i think there is maybe some comfort in that. but trying to figure it out and trying to connect those two to me is pretty confusing and just too difficul
bans gay marriage in california. they will hear argumentses in march and with rulings expected by june. >>> a group is urging the photograph to ban the salvation army. they made the request after a student acted and said the homeless shelter and soup kitchens refused to offer same sex couples. and a woman was teed access to a women's shelter. >>> the campus at san bernardino said they not and killed a student. few tails have been released. they were forced to fire their weapons after a graduate students became violent. he was treated for life-threatening injuries. >>> a man was shot in a standoff with the s.w.a.t. team. that standoff started yesterday afternoon when police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the fast food restaurant and follow some boulevard. they discover -- folsom boulevard. they discovered there were two hostages. >> they were forced to take action to end this safely. >> neither of the employees were hurt. the suspect was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries,. >>> new this morning, a motorcyclist is in critical condition after being hit in oa
♪ >>> massive and widespread flooding hits california in a major way. we'll have a live report straight ahead. >>> the kansas city chiefs pull off a win the day after one of their own commits suicide. new details about his death, the murder of his girl friend and what happens their 3-month-old baby. >>> and an entire town is evacuated this morning. find out the unusual reason why in just two minutes. good morning. welcome to "early start" for a monday morning. >> yes. >> hard to get up on a monday, isn't it? >> it sure is. >> i'm alina cho. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. today is december 3rd. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. the rain keeps coming in northern california. the third pacific storm unleashing floodwaters, knocking out power to thousands in san francisc francisco, sacramento and thousands of others. >> this thing just went up fast. real fast. we had previously had it gotten up high, but it hasn't gotten this bad. >> you live right here in the park? >> right there. >> right there. >> right there. i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never
in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehi
california. it's not over yet. people there are bracing for another severe storm. dominic is live in petaluma, california. >> national weather center putting out a warning for the napa river saying it's expected to stretches through st. helena and city of napa as possible flooding up to 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. we are expecting a major deluge. this will be the third in four days. dumping possibly the most rain we've seen all week. we're expected to see flood levels rise above the 16 foot level in those two spots. we have seen that it down in sausalito. residents seeing trees fall on top of the cars and that is because the ground is so saturated from the two previous storms. >> i heard a sound like thunder and flash of light which must have been a transformer. tree landed within a few yards of our bedroom. it was pretty scary. >> scary and treacherous. pg&e announcing one of the employees was killed when a truck collided with a traffic signal. they say the rain was intense at the time of that specific accident. we're also hearing that in novato they could be declaring a state of emergency. heavy ra
security. chairman of the house armed services committee, california congressman, bruce mckeown will weigh in on the impact these cuts will v that is live in our next hour. gregg: secretary of state hillary clinton now hospitalized after the discovery of a blood clot following a concussion earlier this month. that concussion apparently related and causing secretary clinton to postpone her testimony on the benghazi terror attack. doctors say the blood clot is very risky. >> blood clots are serious depending where they are. the leg is more common and simpler to treat. lungs are more life threaten, into the brain of course, very, very serious if it is in the brain because of stroke and potential memory and injury to the entire brain. gregg: david lee miller is live in new york city with the very latest. and, david, what do we know about the location of that blood clot? >> reporter: gregg, the authorities have not released that information. they have only disclosed she is being treated for a clot. she fainted earlier this month and hit her head causing a discussion. the clot was discovered in
, nicole, more proof that the california is the formerly golden state. and tens of thousands leaving and is mike reagan ready to join them in the mass exodus. make it with them. just look at this. there's still room in my house for you in new jersey, okay? >> see you on the 7th. >> stocks will be higher when trading begins at 12:15 eastern time. right around noon time today we're going to get the official word from the federal reserve. is ben going to print a ton more money or not. odds are the answer is yes. he's going to keep on printing and if president obama keeps spending and he will, it looks like a nice stock market rally on our hands and by the way, the dow is already around 13250 headed north by the looks of it. in the early going the dow jones industrials have opened higher. a big name you know, costco, better than expected profit. let's kick it off. where is the stock? >> a winner is a winner, up .8% and it's a winner because how with numbers beat the street. a couple of things when you delve into the wholesale retailer and a 30% rise in quarterly profit and this did beat
against the gays. the latest battlefield is california where governor jerry brown recently signed a law banning gay repairive the therapy: treatments aimed at turning gay kids straight. just because the american psychological association says gay conversion therapy can cause depression and suicide attempts. big deal! so does lunesta. (laughter) that's just ambien for gay people. that's why there's a butterfly. fortunately -- that's true. it's true. fortunately, federal judge william shove told california to shove it. >> the state of california has been blocked from enforcing a new ban on therapy that seeks to change the sexual orientation of minors from gay to straight. a federal judge ruled the law may inhibit the first amendment rights of therapists who oppose homosexuality. >> stephen: damn straight! these kids need our help. not only are they gay, look how blurry they are! (laughter) that's all right. folks, this is a good call because these anti-gay treatments are proven. a recent lawsuit in new jersey highlighted some of the most effective methods anti-gay therapists use. >> in an
'll take a look at california's own gun laws. >>> the school shooting once again raises questions about campus security, what can be done to better protect children, students and faculty from another deadly attack. >>> ktvu's alex sadvige has been looking at this with security experts and he tells us what he's learned. >> reporter: this is a day to re-examine your school's plan. in fact, it wasn't long ago when the lock down plan they have here at this district was put to the test. earlier this year there were reports of an armed man here on the campus of east avenue middle school. their job is to keep students safe. and today leaders of the liver mother valley joint school district are taking a hard look at how they would respond to a scenario like the one that took place in connecticut. >> i think we're doing everything we can but everyone everything you can is not enough. after this is done we ask, what could they have done and are we doing those things already. >> reporter: chris van schaack tells me administrators will try to learn from this event. the district already does regula
has experts optimistic about california's water supply as we head into the new year.órq;w storms replenished many of the , heavy snow has increased the snow pack to nearly 150% above normal for this time of year. >> we got a partial supply already in the bank either in reservoir storage or snow pack. however, it still depends on the remainder of thepvycmót(j 2/3 of the wet season is still left. >> snow pack runoff normally provides california with a third of itsqz water supply. >>> state health providers are sounding the alarm about a potential flu outbreak lead doctor for the vaccine program says state will see a surge in flu cases in january. the reason, there's been an outbreak of influenza in other parts of the country and holiday travelers returning to california are likely bringing the virus back with them. children are returning to school soon where germs are more easily spread. >>> closer look this morning at the guns taken off the street after a gun buy-back program in southern california. among the weapons turned in, three fully automatic world war ii machine guns and
.s. supreme court already has. in striking down california's attempt at a violent video game law, the court had this to say about studies linking games to violent behavior. these studies have been rejected by every court to consider them, and with good reason. they do not prove that violent video games cause minors to act aggressively. >> as a society, if we focus in on the wrong issue, on something that is a red herring, that is not going to help anybody, that can distract the national conversation from serious issues. >> reporter: neal karlinsky in seattle. >> we want to know, are you rethinking your kid's video game habits? logon to weigh in. >> "the new york post" reported -- >> that's right, they're reporting that adam lanza's mother was thinking about putting him in a mental institution, committing him and he found out about it and perhaps that is why the carnage ensued. >> and we've been wondering all along, the question why. that may be one of the answers. we'll be back. >>> now it's time for "the mix." you know i love this story because it's dear to me. >> extremely. >> apparently
bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is worse and how effective the vaccine can be and in what city in america can you find a kid from every country? the world? seth doane follows danny goldfield who's answering this question with a bus pass. >> so far i have photographed children from 169 countries. i have 24 more. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama dug in his heels today insisting on tax revenues for higher income earners but at a hint of compromise he said he would consider lowering tax breaks again next year. mr. obama wants to raise taxes on individuals who make more than $200,000 a year and on couples making more than $250. he said this today. the way to recovery. bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is woshs and how efgtd the vaccine can be. and what city in america. >> raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with >> the issue
york to northern california creating christmas chaos for some parts of the country. >> we're hoping we don't sit on the runway. we did that last time and it's not fun. >> reporter: in chicago, paula gagerman and her three daughters arrived early for their christmas eve flight. they are among the millions taking to the crowded skies today. what's that stress like when you got to get somewhere and you're traveling with family and it's not -- mother nature is not cooperating? >> extremely stressful. >> we're like, come on, come on, come on. we just want to get there. come on, we're going to be late, we're going to be late, come on. it's really annoying. >> reporter: in northern california, a huge storm caused a big wrench in weekend travelers' plans. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait in another three-hour customer service line. >> reporter: and it's not just in the air. on the roads, holiday travel is up 1.6% this year. some 84.4 million americans getting behind the wheel. and another 5.6 million traveling by plane.
over northern california. this is slow moving. it will start to stall out and not be as intense as it bay area. you can see on futurecast 4:09 a.m. later to day light rain picking up from palo. 2:00 p.m. today it will stick north of the golden gate. 2:00 a.m. the overnight hours of light rain it looks like it picks up intensity tomorrow morning and will spread its way south as we head into tomorrow afternoon. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast is showing showers from maybe the next 24 hours. after that pretty good conditions. dry conditions around the bay area. we will continue with mild weather as we head into the weekend. that is your weather here in the traffic center. not looking at any hot spots the bay bridge ride is good to go out of oakland into san francisco. very few cars on the road i count them on one hand. no metering lights to deal with. top speed up the incline and pushing for treasure island. >> at the san mateo bridge a different vantage point we consume in the camera later in my next report. it looks like traffic is moving well coming from the toll plaza
relationship with a student. the u.s. supreme court prepares to rule on proposition 8. california's ban on same-sex marriage. we will have more news on this historic case. >> and after the rain and wind. the bay area is in joint sunny skies and warmer temperatures this weekend. >> we are waking up to a pretty dense fog. there is a fog advisory that has been issued. for the afternoon will be mostly sunny and slightly warmer that yesterday. into the evening we do have clear skies and it may get pretty breezy and the high elevations. visibility is down less than a quarter mile. the second look at the visibility charge. fairfield in concord are at about a mile. if you're going to be driving should allow yourself extra drive times and turn your headlights on. the >> temperatures are chilly for the start of this morning. 34 degrees in vallejo and we're expecting a pretty mild afternoon. 63 degrees in santa rosa and low 60's for down in the peninsula. your full extended forecast will be coming up. >> we will continue to track the weather after a few weekends of bed storm. it is expected to be a nice f
can see. emergency crews and the california highway patrol, they were hoping to get the car that drove off the cliff. the car drove off the cliff 100 to 200 feet here. we saw the person who may be the driven. he was given a breathalyzer test as we arrived. the chp says it is still being investigated whether speed or alcohol was in the crash. the passenger has moderate to major injuries according to the chp and was taken to a local hospital. >> it has major damage to it. obviously, going down the embankment, it didn't hit much debris but on the way down it did sustain damage to the front, left front fender as well as undercarriage damage. >> reporter: and again, no other injuries to report. no other vehicles were involved. but this morning, a tow company has been called in to get the car below the cliff. in terms of traffic, again, southbound, one of the lanes was closed for several hours this morning. but from what it appears, both lanes are open and in both directions on the 35. that's good news for traffic. live in daly city, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>
congress woman karen bass from california going to be here in studio with us. she's still in town. former speaker of the california assembly. we will ask her about the fiscal cliff and also how they got such tough gun laws passed in california. lynn suite is going to be here at a friend of bill from the chicago sun times and then bill deblazio, the public advocate for the city of new york who wants the city's pension funds to divest themselves of any monies invested in gun manufacturers. whoa. how about that. so lots of good people coming up. all of you as well, but first. >> this is the full court press. >> dan: fifteen seconds until world ends supposedly. other headlines making news a big change in the media world. cnn has hired abc news white house correspondent jake tapper to be its chief washington correspondent and anchor of a new afternoon show. tapper has been abc's white house man for four years and is known as one of the most aggressive reporters in the city. he will start at cnn early in the new year >> bill: congratuations, jake and
by the efforts of the blue angels, shep? >> shepard: jonathan serrie tonight keansburg, new jersey. california they have major weather problems on their hands. more rain on the way. destructive flooding slamming the reason a live report next. plus the drink marley's mellow mood. it's supposed to reduce stress. it's not for kids but tended up on the menu at a middle school and things -- they didn't go well. y have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with uimited talk and text. by htc for $49.99. (car horn) paying with your smartphone
, connecticut and in new york, and they're in california and illinois. a lot of places where democrats govern, because they have the most deductions at the federal level. >> well, as we've explained many times, the amount of money he can get from his tax rates on the rich, even if he got his buffet tax, it does nothing to solve the deficit problem. so, he knows eventually taxes are going to have to hit the middle class. a number of ways to do that, one is a vat tax, a carbon tax on energy and another is raising income rates on everyone, and if he can blame that on republicans, this might be the way to get na started. >> i'm going to have to disagree on the politics of what james says, dan. i think the president can't let that alternative minimum tax hit because the pressure from his own party and from senators up for reelection in 2014, the democrats, would be enormous. >> i kind of agree, james, i think that would be an achilles heel for the democrats, the third rail as we say, they don't want to go, i agree with you, paul, that the game here is to hang this on the republicans, and then pitc
and on the campus of university of southern california where he was a student studying graphics that they would discuss the plan to make fast cash. >> we had done business deals together. this was in my mind another opportunity. >> did he tell you he thought you were crazy? >> yeah. >> what did you say? >> i said i am crazy why don't you loan me $500 i won't bother you and let you get to class. >> he gave you more than one check. >> he gave me three or four. >> he used the money to hire help with the kidnapping plan. the first call went to his mother's ex-boyfriend a 32-year-old house painter named john irwin. >> he had fallen on hard times i set him and his family up with housing and a car. >> he owed you one? >> he owed me one. i called him in. he reluctantly agreed to go along. he discovered sinatra jr. was appearing at the state fair in 1963. he and irwin flew to phoenix with the plan to snatch him there. realizing they made key mistakes including leaving fingerprints on a phone they decided to abort. >> went home. john said forget about it. >> hell bent on pulling it off keenan recruited a
along with you. amtrak is extremely important to california. we have three of the top five busiest corridors are in our california area. two of them are supported totally by the state, but the shoreliner is not -- i see there are some cuts coming through and i'm going to be looking at very closely because it has $2.8 million ridership. all three are state support services program, and as has been stated, the vitality must be supported. for the straight sported services program. it's important to all states, especially california, we are a donor state. because it gives more options to commuters and many inner city travelers while reducing highway congestion pollution. california has been at the forefront of reduction of pollution in cars and several other areas. the california transportation commission is voicing their opinion on -- i talked to transportation secretary brian kelly, deputy secretary brian annis, and rail division manager on how they view amtrak's work with california and cal trans. they are concerned with changes to state support services program, section 209 of the
drawn them to the cooler waters of northern california. >> bay area crab fisherman or ending the nearly week- long strike after reaching an agreement with brokers over price. the two sides agreed on $3 per pound, ending the stalemate that get boats and harbors and local crab off market shelves. >> both from half moon bay, san francisco and bodega bay are already back at sea. local market to start receiving the fresh local crab on friday. >> children's hospital and research center oakland is $5 million goes to its call for building work in the next five to 10 years. kaiser permanente takdonated the check to assist a nonprofit medical centers rebuilding and modernization efforts to improve the quality of care is provided to children. >> kaiser will review children's progress each of the new for years and will consider additional 5 million donations each year. >> new research this morning indicates that while national rates of childhood obesity have leveled off, new york city and philadelphia are showing significant decline. >> new york's health commissioner says for 30 years is obesity ra
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sitting offshore. it is making its way to northern california. i have been looking at the latest models. there is some disagreement. yesterday's models were showing widespread rain and then that would spread from north to south however, these latest models did not indicate that their future cast 4 dick's by 8:00 a.m. mostly cloudy conditions. set the clock into motion. green on your screen. this is offshore. as we set the clock into motion by 9:00 p.m.. he was a the yellow and green remains on the screen. mesolite rai for the coast linemaybe some light rain for the coast line. by the 8:00 a.m. hour we could see light rain around san jose and mountain view. it depends on where you're located. east bay interior valleys may not see any rain at all. in terms of afternoon highs 54 vallejo. 514 concord. for antioch some spots. fairfield may not even reach the fifties. 53 in hayward. the same for fremont. 52 in livermore. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows once the many storm is out of our hair sunny conditions. temperatures are a bit warmer. we should be dry as we enter 2013.
. two more storms lined up are northern california then i think we will take a break. guys? >> thanks so much, rick. >> it's december 1st which means not just ugly sweaters. the war on christmas is back as well. this time at an elementary school where jesus has been put in the closet. is that right, clayton. >> cot to be dale elementary school has decided they will remove the nativity scene as part of the lawn decorations. it's been part of the decorations for years. they will make it strictly secular. >> here is the thing. board of education official stopped by the school to stop about the separating church and state. religion in schools. you know, they just felt like, look, we can't fight. this we have just got to put the nativity scene away and not have to deal with defending ourselves in courts for the next 50,000 years. >> here is what brendan jones the principal who you said let's do. this in an attempt to be fair to everyone, decided not put the nativity scene out on campus. it was the school's principal. >> should they fight this in court? schools clearly don't have the money to
much, b -- sequestration? >> did you see what's happening in california, maybe that should be a barometer. tax increases in the state of california and raise revenue and look at the revenues have not gone up. >> a lot of republicans see california and americans, many democrats see california as a cautionary tale. what california has done and interesting and got then them ooh into a pickle. they have the battle initiatives where voters can go in themselves and vote for what they want and these all cost money. >> it all costs money. >> yeah, this is a mistake of california, right? since the late 70's, when these ballot provisions started going through, yes, you had a number of them. i was out there when was unfoldi unfolding, a number passed and californias voted to increase their own sales tax to pay for things, finally. >> yes, by the way, they also then voted to tax the highest wage earners more.and what ended up happening in some cases was that a significant number of the richest people moved, they left. >> to nevada. >> they moved to texas. >> arizona. >> alisyn: to avoi
. >>> pouring rain and heavy storms are heading to nevada after pounding much of northern california. many rivers are expected to crest above flood stage. the rain may be too much, especially in one mountain town. let's go live to miguel almaguer. look at the raging waters behind you. >> reporter: what a difference a day makes. we got here yesterday afternoon and the water level was almost this high. we didn't see the rapids coming down this river and this is not at crest. we're told this river at least in had this area right here in downtown truckee will not flood. it's not expected to flood, but that doesn't mean it won't overflow. here in the county, a state of emergency has been issued. this is the third punch in a series of storms that have hammered the west. we have seen rain, wind and snow. but the big concern, not just here in truckee, but all across the state is localized flooding. it straddles between california and nevada. it runs 121 miles long. there's a lot of area they are concerned about. it may reach above flood stage. so they may be in a dicey situation later on this afte
after his boat was rammed off the coast of southern california. the guard was there investigating suspected smuggling near the channel islands just off santa barbara. during the investigation, a small guard boat was hit by a smuggler's vessel on sunday. two members of the guard were thrown into the apartment. one was killed, the other had minor injuries. >>> tensions are rising in syria after intelligence official in washington, d.c. reported movement of chemical weapons components in the country in recent days. syria will not confirm if it has chemical weapons. but it is adamant that if it does it would not use them on its people. meanwhile, violence near the airport in damascus forced the flights of egypt to turn back today and the u.n. announced a short time ago it's pulling out all its nonessential staff from the country amid security concerns. >>> an appeals court is hearing the case of former bart police officer who killed an unarmed man in 2009. officer johannes mehserle appealed his conviction in the death of oscar grant. grant was detained by bart police during an alterca
how the city of stockton, california california may be trying to proceed tech the pension of public workers at the expense of everybody else. >> reporter: a controversial claim from a law professor at a prompt manslaughter university that government is broken and we just should throw it out. given the deadlock in washington does he have a point? we'll see what history has to tell us and debate fair & balanced. rick: a fox news alert. we are 15 minutes away from hearing from president obama who is scheduled to speak on the on going negotiation toss try to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff. we got word the president is going to talk. we have been getting word over the last couple of phepbts about the framework for a possible deal that has been reached. this is a tentative deal. but it does not at this point involve any spending cuts. it puts off the sequestration, the mandatory cuts that were set to take place if no deal was reached by january 1st. it also includes tax increases, tax rate increases on some upper income brackets. again these are all tentative reports about a
and west end. sheila and her husband may go to california. but she told me, here's $600,000, go find us an amazing home and we may stay right here in new york city. i'm on it. >> hi, i'm sheila. my husband terry and i are looking for a large apartment. we recently sold our apartment on the west side. we have a 3-year-old daughter, and we definitely need more space. >> sheila! >> brian! >> come on. you're here. >> this is hamilton heights. this area is hot, hot, hot. i love it. come on. >> let's do it. >> let's do it. ♪ >> sheila. welcome. >> oh, wow. this is beautiful. >> you love prewar. >> yes. >> and you gave me $1,600 jourks 000 to work with. four bedrooms, amazing views. are you ready for this? >> i'm ready. >> all right. take a look. >> just feel the history. >> yeah, so open and bright. >> now, sheila, in your current home, i know you have your dining right in your living room. but come on. >> oh, wow. >> this is a whole another level. >> absolutely. >> so sheila, when you gave me your price, how many bedrooms did you think you would get? >> two. >> two? you're getting four her
in this country and take a look at this from the california teachers union. >> and ordinary people wondered why rich people needed so much money, the 1% said, don't worry, this is good for you, too. because it will trickle down from us to you. and some day, you'll be rich and then the rules we made for us will be your rules, too. >> and that's ed asner, the actor, voicing that production. what's been the media reaction, jim? >> not much. part of it is i'd be hard pressed on a family channel to describe what we just saw there. you have to look, rewind it and look closely and appear to be urinating on ordinary americans which is kind of gross. >> jon: the rich on the poor. >> and if rush limbaugh put that video on his channel, there would have been more explosion. >> jon: this from the teachers union from the most populous state. >> but it's california after all and people are used to over the top in california, whether it's violent video games or people peeing on, you know, other people, i mean, it just goes with the care tri and i think it's up to individuals to decide how they feel about that,
himself. >>> in california, a day of fishing turned deadly when two were swept away by a large wave. an adult and a juvenile were pulled into the ocean. they're bodies were found about 100 yards offshore. a third fireman was also washed away when he made it back to land and waved for help. >>> and former president george h.w. bush is said to be improving. but he remains in intensive care in a hospital in houston. a family spokesman says mr. bush is alert and in good spirits. he's been talking with his doctors and nurses. and i heard singing. the 88-year-old former president has been hospitalized for more than a month now because of a bronchitis-related cough and fever. >>> and finally, how is this for a way to get rid of your old christmas tree. instead of dumping it in your front yard, you can serve it for dinner to goats. if you happen to live in rhode island. a petting zoo in rhode island, they're feeding the trees to dozen of goats. they eat them in perfect silence, as you hear there. apparently they like chomping on the pine needles. >> that was a cow. >> hang on, okay? goats a
of work americans to work for their companies. this is one of the fairs in california. can did needs skilled workers to tap into its oil resources. california has become a prime target because it's 9.8% unemployment rate. >>> youtube sensation scoring much more than just fame on the internet. norwegian kicker getting the chance to be in the nfl. the 27-year-old had a tryout with the new york jets. he was tested on field goals and kickoff. he said it went well and hoping to score a contract by the 2013 contract. >> clayton: let's be honest, the jets need help. they get some guy from the hills of the netherlands to kick a field goal sideways, maybe that's what they need. >> juliet: don't be sassy. journey, their lead singer now, it's a guy they found on youtube, in the philippines. he was a karaoke singer. he's fantastic. >> kelly: that's the tway to do it these days. >> clayton: back in the days, typically when you went on a date, maybe go to match.com, you look at their qualities, maybe look at their appearance. >> kelly: i think so. >> clayton: their likes, their interests. do they
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